Unlikely partners join hands as part of Sweden-S'pore initiative

Projects include storytelling competition for migrant workers, helping hawkers to build digital presence

Mrs Prema Mahalingam, owner of local textile boutique Aaria Creations, is collaborating with pharma giant AstraZeneca on a virtual storytelling competition for migrant workers.
Mrs Prema Mahalingam, owner of local textile boutique Aaria Creations, is collaborating with pharma giant AstraZeneca on a virtual storytelling competition for migrant workers. PHOTOS: SWEDISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SINGAPORE
Mr Neo Cheng Leong, a chicken rice seller at Shunfu market, is getting help from Ericsson to build his online presence.
Mr Neo Cheng Leong, a chicken rice seller at Shunfu market, is getting help from Ericsson to build his online presence. PHOTOS: SWEDISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SINGAPORE

Two unlikely partners are gearing up to organise a virtual storytelling competition for migrant workers in Singapore.

Local textile boutique Aaria Creations is linking up with British-Swedish pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca for a good cause.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 16, 2020, with the headline 'Unlikely partners join hands as part of Sweden-S'pore initiative'. Print Edition | Subscribe